141 – Agency/In-House/Freelance Content Roles, with Brooklin Nash and Sam Hembree

Daniel Murray
Daniel Murray
February 23, 2023

What are the benefits of being an in-house marketer vs freelance, and how does that compare to agency work?

Sam Hembree and Brooklin Nash are two of the Co-founders at Beam, the agency providing long-form B2B content that all starts with a conversation.

Daniel, Sam and Brooklin get into how Beam came about and the content problems it’s answering, why freelancing isn’t for everyone, and why young marketers should always say yes to new opportunities.

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00:00 Intro

03:01 The Benefits Of Being In-House

07:59 Freelancing Freedom

12:35 What People Underestimate

18:54 Finding Your Niche

22:39 Asking Yourself What You Really Want

24:48 The Different Marketing Hills To Die On

28:31 Advice You Wish You’d Received

29:56 Don’t Be Afraid To Say Yes

35:47 Who We Are


Understand your audience

Choose the right format

Focus on quality over quantity

Use a clear structure

Promote your content

Daniel Murray
Daniel Murray